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Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Thu May 15, 2014 5:41 pm

Thanks for your comments Jan,Anne-Marie :D

A different shot of the "Could be Juvenile PGC" :hmz: rather out of frame :redface:

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Fri May 16, 2014 12:51 pm

A greater kestrel in august 2011

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by lion queen » Fri May 16, 2014 12:58 pm

Did you see this topic............

Citrine Wagtail in Kgalagadi!
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sat May 17, 2014 3:17 pm

yes lion queen Citrine Wagtail :dance: :dance:
We need a :cam: or 2 ...

In Nossob on july 2008 my dear friend thinking ... :D

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sun May 18, 2014 10:24 am

July 2008 Black korhaan

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Sun May 18, 2014 10:30 am

The same birdie leaving



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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Stephan31 » Sun May 18, 2014 9:38 pm

My First Swallow-tailed Bee Eater. They are so beautiful.

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Melda30 » Mon May 19, 2014 11:46 am

Again some beautiful photos here - that swallow tailed bee eater is really good.
Kgalagadi is an excellent Imageplace for birds.
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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Mon May 19, 2014 7:53 pm

Beautiful shots Stephan31,Melda30 :clap: :clap:
Thank you hilda :gflower:

July 2011, a nice walk


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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon May 19, 2014 8:30 pm

Some great images and sightings Goronta ... :clap: :clap:

That Bee eater is superb Stephan.....love the detail and colours against a great BG.

Sandgrouse at the waterhole...

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Stephan31 » Mon May 19, 2014 9:31 pm

The Kalahari Jukebox.

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Tue May 20, 2014 1:29 pm

Nice images Jan and Stephan 31
A very noisy bird indeed :big_eyes:

A roller in KTP in a winter sky

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue May 20, 2014 7:10 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Great images Stephan and Goronta...

Wonder if he can read....

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Goronta » Wed May 21, 2014 5:27 pm

Nice picture Jan :lol:
Some humans can't even read in the parks then PCG :hmz:

A posing one

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Re: Birds seen in the Kgalagadi

Unread post by Robbert » Thu May 22, 2014 4:24 pm

Noisy type...at the first dune crossing :D

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